Students with a University qualification obtained outside Italy

Applicants to Master of Science programmes are required to have a Bachelor degree or be in the process of completing a Bachelor degree. Admitted applicants will have to graduate before the enrollment.

Your undergraduate level programme must contain subjects closely related to the MSc programme you are applying to. Check here the requirements of each programme.

An English or Italian language proficiency certificate

Check the details and deadlines

If your bachelor degree was taught in English, you may upload a document certified by your university attesting the teaching language instead of the language certificate.

Country-specific requirements related to your degree

If you studied in one of the following countries please read carefully the information below and the details about the documents to be provided available here. If the country where you have completed/are studying your Bachelor degree is not listed below then there is no Country-specific requirements.

The requirements (minimum GPA included) are strict, and no exceptions will be considered. 

Bangladesh

Minimum GPA required for the application is 3.3 out of 4

China

  • A bachelor’s degree (学士学位证书 xueshi xuewei zhengshu), whose main subjects are closely related to the MSc programme to which students are applying 
  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 70 out of 100
  • If your transcript does not state your GPA/WEIGHTED AVERAGE SCORE, it is highly recommended you obtain a document issued and stamped by your university showing your GPA/WEIGHTED AVERAGE SCORE. The document will expedite the assessment of the application. Check the samples.
    If the document is not provided, the International Admissions Office will calculate the GPA/WEIGHTED AVERAGE SCORE on the basis of your transcript, and the Politecnico di Milano reserves the right to uphold any decision made based on our own assessment.

Colombia

  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 3.5 out of 5
  • A Título de Licenciatura, whose main subjects are closely related to the MSc programme to which students are applying

Egypt

  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 65 out of 100. The minimum GPA required may vary according to the grading scale and the minimum passing grade used by each university. The International Admissions Office reserves the right to calculate the GPA autonomously and take the final decision.
  • If you graduated in an Egyptian University, please provide a letter issued by your university stating your weighted average score in addition to your academic transcripts. If you have not graduated yet and do not have your final transcripts, please ask to your university to issue a certified document stating your Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • If your Bachelor Degree (at least for 3 years) was taught in English, you are not required to provide an English language certificate. In this case, please send a document certified by your university attesting your programme medium of instruction.

However, please note that the Italian Diplomatic Representatives in Egypt might request you to provide an English proficiency certificate such as IELTS or TOEFL in order to manage your pre-enrollment and visa application. Therefore, we strongly advise you to contact the Italian Diplomatic Representatives in your country to check the documents required as to avoid any delay with the Embassy and pre-enrolment procedures.

Ethiopia

  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 3 out of 4.

Ghana

  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 65 out of 100.

India

  • Minimum GPA (percentage or weighed score) required for the application is 70 out of 100.
  • If you graduated in an Indian university, please upload scanned copies of your original academic transcript or consolidated grade sheet directly issued and certified by your institution. No screenshot will be accepted.
  • Transcript must contain your Grade Point Average (percentage or weighed score) and the grading system applied. If this information are not stated on your transcript, please ask your university or college to provide you with a certified document stating them.

Indonesia

  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 2.8 out of 4
  • Sarjana I degree (Sarjana Stratum satu, S I), whose main subjects are closely related to the MSc programme to which students are applying

Iran

  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 14.5 out of 20. The office will consider only the GPA related to your bachelor degree and will not make any average with other degree such as Associate degree or Master degree
  • A Lisans or Karshenasi or Karshenasi-napayvasteh, whose main subjects are closely related to the MSc programme to which students are applying. NOTE: for holders of Karshenasi-napayvasteh we will take into consideration only the GPA earned on the Karshenasi and we will not consider the Kardani GPA. No exception will be made regarding the minimum GPA
  • Check out some examples of accepted certified copy of transcripts:
    Example 1
    Example 2
    POLIMI DOES NOT ACCEPT PHOTOCOPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS
  • Due to some special requirements for pre-enrolment procedure and Visa application, students applying to the first semester must obtain their university qualification by May/June. For more information, please visit the Italian Embassy website.

Nigeria

  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 3 out of 5

Pakistan

  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 3.3 out of 4
  • If you graduated in a Pakistani University, please provide a letter issued by your university stating your weighted average score in addition to your academic transcripts.  If you have not graduated yet and do not have your final transcripts, please ask to your university to issue a certified document stating your Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • We accept transcripts (original with stamp and signature, NOT PHOTOCOPIED) certified by your university Registrar’s Office, by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan or by an Italian Diplomatic Representative. Check out some examples of accepted certified copy of transcripts:
    - Example 1
    - Example 2

Russia

  • No minimum GPA is required
  • A Bachelor degree (бакалавр - Bakalavr) whose main subjects are closely related to the MSc programme students are applying to
  • Check out some examples of accepted certified copy of transcripts:
    Example 1
    Example 2

Serbia

Minimum GPA required for the application is 7.5 out of 10

Sudan

The uploaded transcript must be original (photocopies are not valid) or a copy attested by the Registrar’s Office and must contain an original stamp of the University, the signature of an officer in charge and a recent date.

Turkey

  • Minimum GPA required for the application is 3 out of 4
  • A Lisans Diplomasi, whose main subjects are closely related to the MSc programme to which students are applying

Vietnam

Minimum GPA required for the application is 7 out of 10